Monday June 15, 2009

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Central Methodist: is no longer accepting applications for the wide receiver GA position.

Central Michigan: We are hearing that Central Michigan head coach Butch Jones has hired Ryan Oshnock as a new graduate assistant coach.  Oshnock previously served on the staff at Byrnes High School in South Carolina.

IUP: Villanova assistant DFO, Ryan Eden, has joined the Indiana University - Pennsylvania staff as the wide receivers coach.

University of St. Francis (Illinois): We hear Mike Ridings has joined the staff at St. Francis to coach the wide receivers.  Ridings previously served as a student intern with the Indiana Hoosiers' coaching staff.

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Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

We thought it was interesting to research the list of former D1 head coaches that are currently serving as D1 assistant coaches.  
Akron: Walt Harris & Shane Montgomery          Alabama: Bobby Williams
Arkansas: John L. Smith                                    Auburn: Ted Roof
Central Florida: Charlie Taaffe                         Clemson: Kevin Steele
Florida: Dan McCarney                                       Florida State: Chuck Amato
Hawaii: Chris Tormey                                         Kansas State: Vic Koenning
Louisville: Brent Guy                                         LSU: Gary Crowton
Marshall: Rick Minter                                        Michigan: Greg Robinson
Mississippi State: Carl Torbush                     New Mexico: Darrell Dickey
North Carolina: John Blake                             NC State: Mike Archer
Purdue: Gary Nord                                            San Diego State: Rocky Long
South Carolina: Ron Cooper                           South Florida: Carl Franks
Tennessee: Ed Orgeron                                   Texas: Greg Davis
UNLV: Todd Berry                                             Utah State: Dave Baldwin
Virginia: Gregg Brandon                                  VA Tech: Mike O'Cain
Wake Forest: Brian Knorr                                 San Jose State: Keith Burns
UAB: Kim Helton                                                NC State: Andy McCollum
Friday June 12, 2009

Auburn: We hear former Auburn defensive line coach, Don Dunn, has accepted the defensive line job at Auburn High School.  Dunn will also serve as a teacher.

Central Oklahoma: We are hearing former Gardner-Webb offensive line coach, Chase Harp, has accepted the offensive line job at Central Oklahoma. Harp previously served as an offensive

Georgia State: Our sources tell us that Roswell HS (GA) defensive coordinator, Tim Ewing, is a strong possibility to join the staff at Georgia State.

Upper Iowa: Former Notre Dame offensive intern, Kevin Loney, has accepted the defensive line job at Upper Iowa.


United States Merchant Marine Academy:  Assistant Football Coach. Intern position - Assist the Head Coach in all phases of the Football Program including coaching your own position, scouting, recruitment of student-athletes, and other duties to be assigned.  USMMA is one of the five Federal Academies. Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to coach successfully at the college level and the ability to support the mission of the academic, regimental and athletic excellence of USMMA.  Room and board and a modest stipend are included.  More information about the Academy can be found at http://www.usmma.edu <http://www.usmma.edu/> . USMMA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  Please send all resumes and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

Several coaches around the country have some unique job titles.  These titles may only be part of the coach's full title, but we thought they were different and interesting.

B-Backs Coach: Brian Bohannon (Georgia Tech)
Fullbacks Coach: Steve Russ (Wake Forest) & Mike Judge (Navy)
Nickels Coach: Melvin Smith (Mississippi State)
Rovers Coach: John Brock (Army)
Spurs Coach: Shane Beamer (South Carolina)
Super Backs Coach: Bob Heffner (Northwestern)
Whips Coach: Robert Lyles (Army)
Thursday June 11, 2009 (Update 2)

Houston: Akron athletic director, Mack Rhoades, has just accepted the athletic director position at Houston. 
Arkansas State: Check the DFO Scoop

Georgia State: We hear there is also an assistant coaching position open at GSU.

Golden West Community College: We have just been informed that San Diego State offensive GA, Charlie Stansbury, has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Golden West Community College.  It will be interesting to see how much of Al Borges' philosophy/scheme he will incorporate.


Central Methodist University: located in Fayette, MO has a Wide Receivers GA position open. Requirements: Bachelor's degree, WR or Coordinating experience at the High School level or WR coaching experience at the College level. Stipend, Tuition waiver, Room.  Starting date is ASAP.  Please email your resume to Trever Whiting at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Delaware Valley College: Doylestown, Pa: 2 Intern Positions (1 on Offense / 1 on Defense).  The positions include coaching a position, strength & conditioning, recruiting, use of digital editing system, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach.  The positions will begin in August 2009. Bachelor's degree required.  Coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Candidates should email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to Football Office @ 215-489-2248.  

University of Indianapolis: Football NCAA Division II GLIAC. POSITION-Grad Assistant/Part Time Wide Receiver Coach RESPONSIBILITIES-Coach Offensive Wide Receivers -prepare for the college game mentally, physically, emotionally for all phases of wide receiver play in preparation to compete and excel in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. DUTIES-Will include thorough film study, playbook and scouting report preparation, practice and game preparation and evaluation, assist in academic, fund raising, strength and conditioning, discipline, motivation, recruiting. You will be a very active part of our coaching staff. COMPENSATION-Will include stipend commensurate with experience and may include graduate school remission. STARTING DATE-August 1, 2009 at the latest. CONTACT-Head Coach Joe Polizzi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and offensive coordinator Todd Carter (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Mesabi Range Community & Technical College: An NJCAA member in the MCAC and defending State Champion located in northeastern Minnesota has offensive (OC) and defensive positions available.   Responsibilities include position coach, assisting the off/def coordinator, recruiting and other duties as assigned by the head coach.  These positions also include providing management of the operational aspects of Mesabi Range*s residence hall program.  This includes working with the live-in resident manager and resident assistants.  Free furnished housing (4 bdrm, 2 bath) with some weekend on call duties, $150 per weekend.  Intramural, Weightroom & Coaching stipends also available.  Required start date is July 27 until at least November 15.  Interested applicants should fax cover letter, resume and references to 218.749.0318 Attn: Dan Lind AD/HC or email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  To visit our web-page go to http://www.mr.mnscu.edu/sports/football/index.htm.
Thursday June 11, 2009

The Citadel: FootballScoop has learned that former Ashland University defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Nick Toth has accepted the defensive backs job at The Citadel. 
Georgia State: Check out the DFO Scoop

Washington Redskins: We hear former Miami Dolphins regional scout, Bill Baker, has joined the Redskins' scouting department as the southeastern area scout. 

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Prairie View A&M: Needs a game September 19, 2009.  If your institution’s program is interested in playing on this date, please contact Coach Henry Frazier This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

More scoop on the way...
Wednesday June 10, 2009 (Update 2)

The NCAA selected 19 football coaches to participate in the 2009 NCAA Expert Coaches Forum. The forum targets coaches with at least eight years of experience and is designed to improve and reinforce critical aspects of securing, managing and excelling in head football coaching positions at the intercollegiate level. Topics that will be covered during the three-day workshop include media training, fiscal responsibility, building a successful program, compliance issues and academic issues.

Participants in the June 18-20 forum are:
Olabaniji Abanishe:
Head Coach, Lincoln (Pennsylvania)
James Joe: assistant head football coach, Miles
Frederick Reed: defensive coordinator, Buffalo
Cedric Pearl: offensive coordinator, Alabama A&M
Chris Vaughn: recruiting coordinator and cornerbacks, Mississippi
Michael Morand: co-offensive coordinator, North Carolina A&T
Alexander Wood: defensive coordinator, Wayne State (Nebraska)
Robert Anae: offensive coordinator, Brigham Young
Corey Batoon: assistant head coach and defensive coordinator, Northern Arizona
Payam Saadat: co-defensive coordinator, Army
Kurt Barber: defensive coordinator, Kentucky State
Shannon Jackson: defensive coordinator, Indiana State
Eric Jackson: defensive backs coach, Princeton
Nigel Burton: defensive coordinator, Nevada
Darrell Perkins: defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator, Louisiana-Monroe
Chennis Berry: offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, North Carolina A&T
Herbert Parham: assistant head coach and defensive coordinator, Morgan State
Sherman Wood: head coach, Salisbury
Stephon Healey: associate head coach, Bridgewater State

Presenters at the forum include Ohio State AD Gene Smith, South Carolina AD Eric Hyman, Houston head football coach Kevin Sumlin (a graduate of the forum) and Bernard Franklin, NCAA executive vice president of membership and student-athlete affairs and former president at Virginia Union, Livingstone and Saint Augustine's.
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